Two East Lansing churches are looking at providing faith-based reparations to the Black community in the Greater Lansing area. The idea has recently come for discussion to East Lansing’s Human Rights Commission.
Boy Scout Troop 2 celebrated the 100th anniversary of its chartership. The troop’s boys unit is believed to be the longest, continuously chartered Boy Scouts of America (BSA) troop in Michigan and one of the oldest in the country. How did they mark the occasion?
The newest addition to Grand River Avenue is D.P. Dough, a restaurant chain that primarily sells calzones ranging from classic choices to food with a flavor of East Lansing, like the Sparty Zone calzone. Amalia Medina reports.
Amalia Medina discovered her love of journalism while working at ELi as a high school student. Why does she find reporting for ELi so important?
Carson told ELi she’s looking forward to being Chief of the “outstanding group of paramedics and firefighters who provide excellent emergency medical services and fire protection to the community.”
Several members of the special commission were concerned that, if the salaries of Council members are not increased, only people with relatively high economic privilege can afford to serve. ELi’s Amalia Medina reports.
Give a listen this Sunday, Sept. 19, as the ELHS Band and Orchestra make their way through East Lansing to perform door-to-door for the community.
At first glance, Carla McWherter’s front yard looks like any ordinary front yard, but her garden is intended to strike a careful balance of aesthetics with eco-friendly practices. Amalia Medina reports.
The Southeast Marble Community Association (SEMCA) is inviting registered City Council candidates to host “meet-and-greet” community events at Hidden River Park. Why is the group holding the events? What can attendees expect?
The request to recognize the event and formal Remembrance Day was brought to Stephens by the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), an Armenian advocacy group. East Lansing’s mayor tells ELi youth reporter Amalia Medina why he brought it forward from there.
In 1964, Dr. Robert L. Green was an East Lansing resident and MSU faculty member who made a complaint to the federal government in a case related to a house he wanted to buy in the Glencairn neighborhood. Green was also a national leader in civil rights. Now, a local group is seeking to honor his legacy of local and national leadership.
The event was held online, but that did not stop a group of ELHS students from doing their best. How did the event go? What awards did they take home?
Have you seen the bald eagle on the Northern Tier Trail? Amalia Medina reports on the bald eagle and other raptors that you can spot in the area.
The Greater Lansing Food Bank will be holding a drive-through mobile food distribution at the University Lutheran Church. Amalia Medina brings us the details.
East Lansing’s recycling center on State Road is back open, and residents can now buy yard waste stickers online. Amalia Medina reports for ELi.
The East Lansing Public Library has a new fine-free policy, eliminating fines for late returns. ELi’s Amalia Medina explains the new policy’s philosophy and practice.
The weather is beautiful for strolling downtown, and lots of businesses are back open. ELi’s Amalia Medina reports.
Various local organizations are stepping up to help people who need no-cost food to live without hunger.
Caitlin Hegg is concerned about the community she left behind two weeks ago when Peace Corps officials told her she had to return to the U.S. Amalia Medina files this report for ELi.
A virtual group effort is creating a community healing event for the whole family. Amalia Medina files this report for ELi.
ELHS students were caught off guard with all the uncertainties facing them as Michigan schools were closed. Amalia Medina brings ELi the story.